Queen Elizabeth’s cousin will have the first gay royal wedding! And 18 other LGBTQ+ couples who are super in love

Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli in Disneyland
Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli in Disneyland

Channel24 reports that Lord Ivar Mountbatten, Queen Elizabeth’s cousin, is set to marry his partner, James Coyle, in what will be the first same-sex marriage in British royal family history!

Lord Ivar first revealed his relationship with James in 2016 when he came out. He was previously married to a woman named Penny and has three children with her. The former couple are still friends and Penny is even going to give Ivar away when he marries James. 

How sweet!

We’re so happy that this will be happening, so we decided to look at more LGBTQ+ couples who are super happy and who we’d be sad to see break up. 

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Thishiwe Ziqubu and Mandisa Nduna

The actresses are so in love it’s adorable! They’ve said they never wanted to make their coming out a statement, but it looks like they made one anyway!

Love Her. . . #anniversary #baecation

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Somizi Mhlongo and Mohale Motaung

Somizi proposed to Mohale in Paris on the love lock bridge in March 2018. No word on a wedding date yet, but we’re sure it will be a spectacular event!

Day well spent with my bestie. Now off to work

A post shared by Somizi (@somizi) on

Sade Giliberti and Coco

The former Yo TV presenter moved to London in 2015 and inbetween then and now found the lovely Coco. They seem so happy!

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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia DeRossi

They’ve been together 10 years now and they seem to still be going very strong. 

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka

These two were secretly enagaged for five years before they announced it to the world after the gay marriage equality bill passed in New York in 2011. They’ve been married since 2014.

Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef

These two married in 2017 and they raise Ricky’s twin boys Matteo and Valentino together.

Bello habibi.

A post shared by Ricky (@ricky_martin) on

Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner

The pair tied the knot after 42 years together on New Year's Eve in 2013.

image: Getty

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RuPaul Charles and Georges LeBar

The Drag Race host announced that he and Georges had secretly married during an interview in March 2017. 

Fave USA city

A post shared by RuPaul Charles (@rupaulofficial) on

Jodie Foster and Alexandra Hedison

Jodie married the photographer in a secret ceremony in April 2014.

Image: Getty

Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli

They first met on the set of Orange Is the New Black and then got married in March 2016.

Matt Bomer and Simon Halls

They secretly married in 2011 but Matt didn't announce it until a May 2014 interview with Details magazine. They have three sons together, Henry, Walker, and Kit.

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black

The British dive champion announced his engagement to the American screenwriter in 2015 and they got married in 2017.

??May 6th 2017??

A post shared by Tom Daley (@tomdaley) on

Wanda and Alex Sykes

They’ve been married for 10 years now and have twins Olivia and Lucas together. 

Image: Getty

Lance Bass and Michael Turchin

They got engaged in September 2013 after two years of dating and then married in December 2014.

Theme parks are waaaaaay cooler with these two around!

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Cynthia Nixon and Christine Marinoni

The pair got engaged at a rally supporting same-sex marriage in New York in 2009 and were wed in 2012 after the law was passed. 

Image: Getty

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita

The Modern Family star and his lawyer then-boyfriend got engaged in 2012 and married in July 2013. 

Get us to the church on time!

A post shared by Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) on

Elton John and David Furnish

The couple were in a civil partnership for eight years until same-sex marriage was legalised in Britain and the pair got married in December 2014. They have two sons, Elijah and Zachary.

Cheyenne Jackson and Jason Landau

The actor and his entrepreneur partner tied the knot in September 2014 and welcomed twins Willow and Ethan in October 2016. 

What a zoo.

A post shared by Cheyenne Jackson (@mrcheyennejackson) on

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